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How to Start an Online Business

How to Start an Online Business


  • Sun 10 Nov, 9:00am – 4:00pm


Selwyn College, 203-245 Kohimarama Rd, Kohimarama



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Selwyn Community Education is based at Selwyn College, Kohimarama, Auckland.

This is a one day course with David Partis. The course runs 9am to 4pm and runs on Sunday 10 November 2019.

Find out about this rapidly growing way of doing business. Learn about getting online, market research, case studies and more.

On completion of this course, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the
- The differences between traditional commerce and e-commerce;
- How to choose a product or service to sell online;
- Understand the competitive landscape and how to conduct market research;
- Find out what skills you have and what skills you will need;
- What keywords are and why they are so important;
- Choose an effective domain name for your business, both the business name and a keyword friendly domain name;
- The key terms about website development and how to select a website template or web designer for your website project;
- e-Commerce and how to establish an online shop;
- The use of WordPress and PayPal;
- Freight and shipping with respect to online shopping;
- How to monitor and measure your online business with Google web tools

Who should attend? The course is designed to appeal to people who are contemplating starting an online business from home who need to get an overview of what is involved, and what skills/knowledge are necessary before undertaking such an enterprise. Those with understanding of browsers, Microsoft applications, navigation menus and toolbars will gain more from the course.

Numbers on this course are limited, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. You may also be interested in David's other courses SEO for Small Business, Google Ad Fundamentals, Google Analytics Fundamentals and WordPress Bootcamp. Search our website or eventfinda for more information.

David originally came from an engineering background. He formed Web Design Training Limited in 2008 and has written four courses focussed on teaching web design, search engine optimisation and social media networking basics to beginners.

Our Mission: To provide quality adult and lifelong learning opportunities which empower individuals in their personal lives and as members of society.

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